With a unanimous vote, the Surpreme Court ruled 9-0 against the NFL in the American Needle v. NFL case—one of the most important legal cases in sports. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Attorney Marc Edelman from Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law and Professor Michael McCann, Associate Law Professor at Vermont Law School and Legal Analyst for Sports Illustrated, to discuss this latest ruling. They talk about anti-trust law, intellectual property issues and how this decision could affect the NFL and other sports franchises.
Timothy Bolen, a third year student, discusses his Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy article Singled Out: Application and Defense of Anti-Trust Law and Single Entity Status to Non-Team Sports.
The sport of golf serves not only as a social outing for many in the legal community, but also is a way to make business connections and to network with clients on the course. But what we don’t often think about is some pesticides used on golf courses may be causing potential health and environmental hazards. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen welcomes Jay Feldman, Executive Director of Beyond Pesticides, to take a look at the issues, the data and the goal to find a safer alternative for those who love the sport of golf.
WORKERS COMP MATTERS, hosted by Attorney Alan S. Pierce focuses on the issues relating to people who have been hurt at work. Professional athletes are workers too. Our discussion on this show recalls cases of representing the professional athlete in a worker’s compensation lawsuit. Join Attorney Pierce and his special guest, Massachusetts Attorney and Board Member of the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, James S. Aven as they delve into this high-profile specialty in workers comp cases. This program is sponsored by Workers Comp RX.